Scottish history

Discover Scotland's past with our features, history travel and expert guides.

More than fifty rare medieval manuscripts and early print editions, representing 1,000 years of British literary ...

31/01/2018

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Some 50 airs in an 18th century landmark publication credited with saving Scotland’s folk song tradition were not ...

29/01/2018

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A ground-breaking new animated facial reconstruction of Robert Burns reciting one of his own poems has been ...

25/01/2018

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A community excavation near Brora in Sutherland in 2017 investigated the remains of an 18th-century drovers' inn ...

24/01/2018

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A heritage project in Kolkata, India, aims to restore a Scottish cemetery which is almost two centuries old and is ...

24/01/2018

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Author Nick Holland explores the fascination of the Brontë sisters for Scotland, and in particular the work of ...

22/01/2018

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On the shelves of libraries and archives everywhere there are hidden lives waiting to be discovered. This article ...

22/01/2018

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Dr Adele Patrick of Glasgow Women’s Library tells the story of legendary Scottish suffragette campaigner Helen ...

22/01/2018

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An expert team led by leading forensic anthropologist Professor Dame Sue Black has carried out detailed ...

19/01/2018

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St Giles' Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, was founded in the twelfth century and has played a ...

18/01/2018

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A special display celebrating two centuries of publication of The Scotsman, and looking at the many historic ...

18/01/2018

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Dress and Décor: Domestic Textiles and Personal Adornment in Scotland up to 1700 is an interdisciplinary workshop ...

18/01/2018

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